Boy, 9, Missing by Nic Joseph is a stunning debut and a first class thriller. I didn't care for the cover but still wanted to read it. I'm glad I did. It kept me guessing so I gave it four stars.
Twenty three years have passed since Francis' brother drowned in what was ruled a tragic accident. His parents divorced and his father Alex has continued to blame a child, Sam Farr who was the 'only' witness to what happened.
Francis developed behaviors that inhibited him from being in closed spaces, like elevators. He takes the stairs.
This hauntingly poignant story is told via Francis' point of view and a journalist writing "The Sam Farr Story."
I received a complimentary copy from Sourcebooks Landmark and NetGalley. That did not change my opinion for this review.
Link to purchase: https://www.amazon.com/Boy-9-Missing-Nic-Joseph-ebook/dp/B01ENNQ2CO
This book is still in pre-order status so I could not leave a review on Amazon.